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Arts & CultureAudio Inuit Artist Floyd Kuptana on ThatChannel with Cape Breton Red

Inuit Artist Floyd Kuptana on ThatChannel with Cape Breton Red

Credits: ThatChannel.com Published on Jun 18, 2017 Cape Breton Red interviews notable Inuit artist Floyd Kuptana on http://www.thatchannel.com 2017-06j-13. From Wikipedia: Floyd Kuptana (born 1964) is an Inuit artist in Canada whose work is primarily stone carvings[1] as well as paintings and collage. Modern Inuit Art developed in the latter half of the 20th century […]

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Missing Gold River man located

June 27, 2017 Wayne Mervin Kaizer, who was reported missing on June 25, 2017, has been located. Through the efforts of the Lunenburg District RCMP and the Lunenburg County Ground Search and Rescue, Kaizer was located this morning in a wooded area near his house. He was transported by EHS to South Shore Regional Hospital […]

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NunatuKavut: South coast salmon designation distribution

The distribution for south coast salmon designations starts in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Wednesday, June 28. Please review the schedule below to see the pick-up date and time for the community nearest you. The salmon season opens on July 8 and runs until August 15. View Image NT5

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2017 Métis Nation BC Annual General Meeting

Métis Nation BC invites you to SAVE THE DATES of September 22, 23 and 24, for the 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM). This year the AGM will be hosted by MNBC, and the North East Métis Community Association (NEMA) of Dawson Creek, at the Encana Entertainment Centre at #1-300 Highway 2. Travel days for delegates […]

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Manitoba Metis Federation Mobile Outreach Office Unveiling and Demonstration

Winnipeg, MB, June 26, 2017 – Today, Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) President David Chartrand and Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC), the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, announced the launch of the MMF’s mobile outreach office during an event at the MMF Home Office. The MMF is a grassroots government, built from the ground up. […]

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Farm practices must change to protect endangered species and habitats

ZURICH, June 27, 2017 — Sustainable agriculture practices must be widely implemented in order to stem an alarming loss of biodiversity and to protect endangered species. This is according to the Standards and Biodiversity report released Tuesday by the International Institute for Sustainable Development. Agricultural production currently accounts for 40 per cent of global land […]

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Bus schedule for Premier Taptuna’s Community Feast in celebration of Their Royal Highnesses Start Date: June 27, 2017

June 27, 2017 Join Premier Peter Taptuna and celebrate the 2017 Royal Tour To Canada of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall in Iqaluit on June 29! The public is invited to Premier Taptuna’s Community Feast at Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park. No vehicles can enter the Park area for […]

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Justin Trudeau eyes progress over the long term on economy, trade, Indigenous issues – Thestar.com

The prime minister defended his government’s record as it nears the middle of its mandate, saying many goals would take time or more willingness or “capacity” in others to realize. June 27, 2017 OTTAWA—As he heads into a summer of glad-handing and hosting Canada 150 celebrations, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau set his eyes squarely on […]

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Media Advisory: Infrastructure announcement in Whitehorse

Whitehorse, Yukon June 27, 2017 – Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Richard Mostyn, Minister of Highways and Public Works. Date:         Wednesday, June 28, […]

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Historic letter recalls time when Indigenous people were discouraged from ‘excessive indulgence’ in dancing – CBC

Idle No More founder finds Indian Affairs letter from 1921 among late mother’s possessions Jun 27, 2017 When Sylvia McAdam posted a 95-year-old letter to Twitter, written by the former deputy superintendent of the Department of Indian Affairs, it went viral. That’s because in the letter, Duncan Campbell Scott expressed alarm at the increasing rate […]

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Community foundations support more than 1,700 local projects for Canada’s 150th

June 26, 2017 (OTTAWA, ON) – The Community Fund for Canada’s 150th is bringing people together and building a greater sense of belonging through hundreds of local projects connected to the country’s sesquicentennial. More than 1,700 projects across the country have been approved through the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, a collaborative initiative that launched last […]

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UN: General Assembly: Updated 2nd Revised Draft Text on Participation of Indigenous Peoples at UN

On 16 June 2017, the President of the General Assembly (PGA) transmitted a letter from his Advisers, on the consultation process concerning the ways to enable the participation of indigenous peoples’ representatives and institutions in meetings of relevant United Nations bodies on issues affecting them, containing the updated second revised draft text for the negotiations scheduled […]

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Canada 150: The Integral Role of Indigenous Architects – Azure

A painful history of colonization long kept Indigenous people in Canada from creating their own buildings. Today, Indigenous architects are growing in number – and in influence. Festivities marking the 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation have been criticized, by no small number of people, as being woefully ignorant of Indigenous history, which stretches back much, […]

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25-year-old man in critical condition after being found on Thunder Bay, Ontario trail – CBC

Jun 26, 2017 Police say victim identified as Marlan Patrick Chookomolin Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., say a 25-year-old man is in critical condition after being found “unresponsive” on a recreation trail on the city’s north side early Sunday morning. According to a written release issued Monday, police said Marlan Patrick Chookomolin was taken to […]

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Delay rejected in lawsuit challenging solitary confinement on charter grounds – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 27, 2017  VANCOUVER _ A leading civil liberties group says a judge has denied a request to delay a lawsuit that challenges the use of indefinite solitary confinement in federal prisons. The Attorney General of Canada asked the Supreme Court of British Columbia to adjourn the trial scheduled to begin next Tuesday […]

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MASRC: 2018 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships Team Manitoba Tryouts

Below is the Team Manitoba Male and Female Tryout information for the 2018 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships. If you have any questions please contact the person on the poster for more details. View Banner NT5

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Ontario Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 27, 2017  (Snowplow-Cop-Killer) The man found not criminally responsible for killing a Toronto police officer while driving a snowplow has been granted permission to travel up to 150 kilometres from his home. The Ontario Review Board has granted the leave for Richard Kachkar, who was deemed not criminally responsible […]

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2017 Coastal Stewardship Network Annual Gathering

At the 2017 Coastal Stewardship Network Annual Gathering, Guardian Watchmen get together to share ideas and stories, and gear up for a busy summer stewarding their territories. On a rare sunny day in late April, Coastal Guardian Watchmen, along with stewardship managers and directors, board a boat and head due south from Prince Rupert, bouncing […]

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Ramona Big Head ‘proud’ of AHS for taking action after racial slur sent in text – Global News

June 27, 2017 WARNING: This story includes a term many people find offensive. Discretion is advised. A Kainai Board of Education (KBE) principal who became the subject of a racial slur in a text message sent by an Alberta Health Services employee is commending AHS for acting quickly and decisively to fire those responsible. “They […]

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The Coaching Association of Canada and Aboriginal Sport Circle Launch Revisions to the Aboriginal Coaching Modules

(OTTAWA) To celebrate National Aboriginal Day, the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) and the Aboriginal Sport Circle (ASC) are pleased to launch revised versions of the Aboriginal Coaching Modules (ACM). The ACM is a professional development training tool for all coaches, whether Aboriginal or non-Aboriginal, who coach Aboriginal athletes. Offered as a workshop through the […]

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Shaw Communications to grant $75,000 to 50 Outstanding Canadians to celebrate Canada 150

Grants from Shaw to support charitable organizations making Canadian communities a better place for kids CALGARY, June 27, 2017 – Shaw Communications Inc. today announced it would grant a total of $75,000 to recognize 50 outstanding Canadians for their work to support children and youth across Canada. In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, each of […]

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Government meeting fiscal goals, inherited $18B budget deficit floor: Trudeau – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 27, 2017 By Andy Blatchford THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau argued Tuesday that his Liberal government has been keeping its promise to be fiscally responsible and pointed to the previous Conservative administration as at least partly to blame for higher-than-expected deficits. Trudeau maintained the Liberals were consistent with […]

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Inuit Customary Adoption Incorporated into Quebec’s Civil Code – “Historic” say Makivik and Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services.

Kuujjuaq, Quebec – On Friday June 16, 2017 at the Quebec National Assembly, Bill 113 called “An Act to amend the Civil Code and other legislative provisions as regards adoption and the disclosure of information” was adopted with the unanimous consent of all parliamentarians. The Bill notably includes important new provisions related to Inuit customary […]

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DAREarts, the Spirit Bear, and Ontario 150: A Reflection – DAREarts

Written by DAREarts Lead Teacher Laura MacKinnon & Artist-Educator Glenn Marais. DAREarts has been with working with Indigenous communities for 12 years. The first community we worked with was Webequie First Nation. We were invited there after facilitating an arts program at a Junior Rangers camp, a branch of the military that teaches young men […]

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NunatuKavut Proud to Support Children and Families

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, June 27, 2017 – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) is proud to announce funding for two long-standing, community-based organizations in the Upper Lake Melville area. The contributions will provide much-needed assistance to enhance the care and well-being of children and their families. A $10,000 contribution was made to the Aboriginal Family […]

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SIGA announces support for the Thundering Ahead Campaign

June 27, 2017 SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN: Wanuskewin celebrated an historic day today as it marked the 25th anniversary since the Park opened its doors in 1992. “It’s appropriate that we’re celebrating our anniversary and acknowledging a long-standing and important partnership with the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) today,” said Wanuskewin CEO Dana Soonias, as he introduced […]

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Grads receive final homework assignment: Indigenous scholar Jean-Paul Restoule asks grads to play important role in reconciliation process – OISE

June 23, 2017 When 525 graduates from OISE’s Master of Arts, Master of Teaching and Bachelor of Education programs arrived for their convocation on June 22, they thought all of their tests and assignments were complete. They were wrong. There was one more homework assignment awaiting them, said Associate Professor of Indigenous Education Jean-Paul Restoule, […]

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Media Advisory: Province to Honour New Appointees to the Order of Ontario

The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and Chancellor of the Order of Ontario, today announced 26 new appointments to the Order of Ontario, which is the province’s highest honour. The 26 new members of the Order of Ontario include: Internationally renowned surgical robotics pioneer Dr. Mehran Anvari, who founded the Centre for Surgical […]

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Northern Aviation Scholarship – Government of Nunavut

Are you going to school to train as a pilot, aircraft maintainer, flight attendant, or in airline or airport operations? Are you planning to come back to work in Nunavut after finishing your education? Are you Inuk from Nunavut, or have you lived in Nunavut for the past two years? If you answered yes to […]

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The Year That Was: Five Things About the AER’s 2016/17 Annual Report

Calgary, Alberta (Jun 27, 2017)… Like many corporate entities, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) gives a yearly account of its activities. Today we did just that, releasing our 2016/17 annual report.  Through stories, videos, graphics, and balance sheets, the AER’s annual report gives Albertans a clear line of site into our work over the last […]

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Beyond appropriation of our culture, the most important fight is for our land – The Globe and Mail

Simogyet Malii is chief negotiator for the Gitanyow Hereditary Chiefs There has been a lot of talk in Canada lately about cultural appropriation of Indigenous stories and imagery. This is a conversation that actually goes back to the origins of first contact between settlers and this land’s first peoples, and it is a conversation without […]

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Multiculturalism profiles: Inuit Deborah Kigjugalik Webster – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 27, 2017  By Joanna Smith THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Deborah Kigjugalik Webster, 49, has a memory for each season she headed out on the land with her father, either by boat or by snowmobile and qamutiik, a traditional Inuit wooden sled. “There’s nothing like the social aspect of ice fishing in […]

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NFU endorses Idle No More’s “UNsettling Canada 150” Call to Action

June 26, 2017 – Saskatoon, SK: The National Farmers Union (NFU) is proud to endorse Idle No More’s “UNsettling Canada 150” Call to Action. As people across Canada are celebrating the 150th anniversary of confederation, the NFU is convinced that this is a crucial time to be addressing both the historical and ongoing dispossession of […]

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UN: General Assembly: Updated 2nd Revised Draft Text on Participation of Indigenous Peoples at UN

In 2017, HLPF will take place from 10-19 July at the UNHQ in New York under the theme “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world”. The goals under review in 2017 are: Goal 1 (End poverty), Goal 2 (Zero-hunger), Goal three (Good Health and well-being), Goal 5 (Gender Equality), Goal 9 (Industry, innovation […]

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Lac La Ronge Indian Band and Cameco Sign Collaboration Agreement

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, June 19, 2017 The Lac La Ronge Indian Band (LLRIB) and Cameco Corporation, are proud to announce the signing of a collaboration agreement that enhances and sustains their existing relationship and commercial ventures. The agreement confirms LLRIB’s support for Cameco’s mining operations in northern Saskatchewan, the parties’ commitment to protecting the environment […]

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Announcing the Next Leader of the Jane Glassco Northern Fellowship

The Jane Glassco Northern Fellowship is a policy and leadership development program recognizing leadership potential among young northern Canadians eager to address policy challenges facing the North. After an extensive search, it is with great pleasure and excitement that we announce Melaina Sheldon will be joining The Gordon Foundation team to lead this initiative. It may come […]

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FNMIEAO Educator Conference: Hearing The Truth

2017 Conference Details Date: Saturday, October 28 and Sunday, October 29 Location:  Beal Secondary School      525 Dundas Street       London       N6B 1W5 Theme: Hearing The Truth… Please do not call the school for information. They are only allowing us to use their facilities. Registration is now open! Go […]

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Toronto’s Waterfront Comes Alive for Canada’s 150th at the Redpath Waterfront Festival

TORONTO, June 26, 2017 – Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary at the annual Redpath Waterfront Festival (RWF) presented by Billy Bishop Airport this Canada Day weekend, July 1-3. The waterfront will come to life with interactive shows and entertainment, food, drink, shopping, games and much more in two beautiful parks: Sherbourne Common and HTO Park. This year, the Redpath Waterfront […]

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Initial Partners Come Together to Sign Winnipeg’s First Indigenous Accord

WINNIPEG – Over 80 local organizations, businesses, groups, and individuals joined the City of Winnipeg and Mayor Brian Bowman today in their commitment to the ongoing Journey of Reconciliation in Winnipeg by formally becoming partners of Winnipeg’s Indigenous Accord at a signing ceremony. “Winnipeg’s first Indigenous Accord will help keep Winnipeg moving forward in strengthening […]

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David Suzuki Foundation awards three $50,000 climate change fellowships

David Suzuki will mentor fellows to help lead the next generation of science communicators VANCOUVER – The David Suzuki Foundation has awarded $50,000 one-year David Suzuki Fellowships to three leading Canadian scholars, who will spend 2017-18 studying climate change solutions. The winners are: – Melina Laboucan-Massimo, MA in Indigenous governance — Indigenous Knowledge and Climate […]

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Village Campaign Being Launched – Canadore College

June 27, 2017 (NORTH BAY, ONT.) – Canadore College president George Burton and The Village’s co-chairs, Judy Sharpe and Mark Deacon, invite you to the campaign launch of Canadore’s unique community health and wellness centre. Date: Thursday, June 29 Time: 1 p.m. Location: Outdoors at the North Entrance of Hewgill Hall, College Drive Campus, 100 […]

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MMIWG Fact Sheet: What is the National Inquiry?

Mandate The mission of the National Inquiry (NI) is to learn the truth by honouring the lives and legacies of Indigenous women, girls and members of the LGBTQ2S community. Three goals are: Finding the truth Honouring the truth Giving life to the truth as a path to healing It is important to provide those sharing […]

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Province Announces New Appointments to Assiniboine Community College Board of Governors

June 27, 2017 The Manitoba government has appointed seven new members to the Assiniboine Community College board of governors, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced today. Jeff Harwood, Harvey Laluk, Johanne Ross, Carla Milne, Jack Ewatski and Kelly Wilson have been appointed as regular members and Anneliesea Parkinson has been appointed as a student […]

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Media Advisory: Parks Canada, in partnership with Kluane First Nation and Government of Yukon, celebrates the 75th anniversary of the completion of the Alaska Highway

From Parks Canada June 27, 2017                           Haines Junction, Yukon                         Parks Canada The Honourable Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, in partnership with Kluane First Nation and Government of Yukon, will take part in the festivities for the celebration of Alaska Highway’s 75th anniversary. M. Bagnell will make the announcement on behalf of […]

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Anthropologica: Volume 59, Number 1, 2017 – Anthropologica

Thematic Section / Section Thématique Language Sustainability in the Circumpolar North / Viabilité de la langue et le Nord circumpolaire Abstract: This introduction serves to situate this special theme within the broader fields of language sustainability and language revitalisation and maintenance. It aims to highlight both the unique aspects of linguistic situations in the Circumpolar […]

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MMIWG Fact Sheet: Update by teams (06/27/2017)

National Inquiry MMIWG started up in September 2016. The following highlights are some of the work completed from then until May, 2017. Health Established Employee Assistance Program with support line and face to face counselling services. Hired two Counsellors for Inquiry personnel to provide clinical debriefing as well as wellness training. Developed and implement a […]

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Frankly, we don’t have any reason to celebrate:’ Indigenous centre opting out of Canada Day celebrations – CBC

N’Swakamok Friendship Centre says Canada 150 does not recognize enough of the Indigenous experience June 27, 2017 As the rest of the country is preparing to mark Canada 150, others plan to sit out on the celebrations. Many Indigenous communities will not be taking part in Canada Day festivities, saying the nation has a deeper […]

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Media Advisory: Co-chairs Minister LeBlanc and Minister Frost to hold news conference at end of Canadian Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers’ meeting

WHITEHORSE, Yukon – The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and the Honourable Pauline Frost, Yukon Minister of Environment are the co-chairs of the 2017 Canadian Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers’ meeting taking place on June 26–27 in Whitehorse, Yukon. The co-chairs will hold a joint news conference […]

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Minister Garneau announces appointments and reappointments in the transportation sector

June 27, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Transport Canada The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today announced the following appointments to the boards of directors of VIA Rail Inc. and of various port authorities in Canada. The appointees come from diverse backgrounds, with experience in a number of fields, and are active members of […]

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Young Citizens: Canadian Students Turn a Critical Eye on our Past in History Videos

Women’s ability to vote. Indian residential schools. LGBTQ rights. The treatment of prisoners and people with mental illnesses. Missing and murdered Indigenous women. Students don’t shy away from the tough issues of our past or their modern implications in remarkable videos created as part of the Young Citizens program. Participants chose a wide range of […]

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